Karachi, July 26th, 2016: Institute of Business Administration (IBA) and Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding the participation of IBA as knowledge partner for 16th ITCN Asia 2016- International Exhibition & Conferences. The MOU was signed by Mr. Imran Batada, Director ICT, IBA and Dr. Khursheed Nizam, President, Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan.
The two organizations expressed their intention to work together to benefit IT industry. IBA will also play a facilitator’s role in ITCN Asia’s conferences on different IT & Telecom related topics to promote the potential of Pakistan’s ICT sector like ICT 4 Pakistan, Cloud Computing and Information Security.
The objective of this MOU is to bring forth the potential of ICT sector and provide a platform to startups to showcase their projects. Imran Batada, Director ICT, IBA, congratulates the whole team of ITCN Asia and said, “This is a good opportunity for both organizations. He further added that IBA can take advantage of this platform to showcase its startups and final year projects since ITCN has a high impact factor. In addition, IBA will also help ITCN in the conference for selection of the track, keynote speakers and moderation of event.”
President Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan expressing his pleasure said, “Partnership with organization such as IBA, a leader in Education sector, will enable 16th ITCN Asia 2016 to deliver more effective conferences and will also facilitate the mutual sharing of best practices and expertise. As IBA continues to rank among the top Universities in the world, the valuable exchange of professional knowledge shared in partnership with institution like IBA will continually sharpen ITCN Asia’s goal towards facilitating ICT sector of Pakistan”.
Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd www.ecgateway.net and JumpStart Pakistan along with Moftak Solutions have joined hands together to bring for the first time ever in the history of ITCN Asia, a Mega event comprising of a Startup Arena and two high profile conferences of the Entrepreneur Industry: Shepherd’s Pie and Seedstar Karachi scheduled on 15th – 17th September, 2015.
A Startup Arena will be created to provide an exclusive platform for startups from all over the Country, to showcase their innovative products & services in front of Leading National & International Venture Capitalists and investors along with the two high profile conferences Shepherd’s Pie and Seedstar Karachi.
Shepherd’s Pie is one of the prestigious events of the Entrepreneur Industry. It follows the Shark Tank and Dragons Den theme with its own unique model. CEOs (Shepherds) of well established companies act as Seed Investor and Mentor. Startups pitch their aspiring Ideas in front of Shepherds and can make a deal during the event or can continue the discussion and close the deal in coming days and months. Through this platform we are creating the right entrepreneurial ecosystem in Pakistan.
Seedstar Karachi is the inaugural event of Seedstar World. Seedstars World is a Switzerland based startup competition that takes place in emerging markets and is happening for the first time ever in Karachi, Pakistan at 15th ITCN Asia 2015. The 12 best startups will be invited to pitch in front of local and international jury. The event will be filled with disruptive tech, inspirational keynote, networking sessions and one flight ticket for the winner to come to Switzerland to compete for at least $1.5mn in investment.
ITCN Asia is the Pakistan’s Biggest and most important platform to raise brand awareness and converse about newest launches and activities. The Event shall open endless opportunities to all young startup and entrepreneurs.
In this regard we invite you to come and join us for the event and become part of the largest international network for entrepreneurs from fast growing startup scenes!
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